A novel by American writer Jack London published in 1915 (published in the UK as The Jacket). A collection of short stories, connected by the narrative of a prisoner serving a life sentence in San Quentin where officials torture him with a jacket device. The prisoner learns to mentally escape his circumstances by entering into a trance and experiencing past lives. The lives of others constitute the short chapters. The London novel may have served as inspiration for the 2005 film The Jacket with Adrien Brody.
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